Rick Greenwald | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Rick Greenwald

Rick Greenwald

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  33 years industry experience
Scottsdale, AZ USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Rick Greenwald is a data management expert in GITL and covers a number of areas, including operational database issues, data warehousing, high availability, data integration and cloud databases. Mr. Greenwald has published research on deploying databases in the cloud and has spoken at Catalyst and at the Infrastructure, Operations and Data Center Conference in India.

Areas of Coverage

  • Data Management & Integration

Background

Previous Experience

He was at Oracle for 15 years in a variety of positions, including product management, competitive intelligence and product marketing. Most recently, he was director of product management for Oracle's database cloud initiatives for three years. He was also in partner enablement for database, competitive intelligence and product marketing. Mr. Greenwald has more than 30 years in the IT field, including stints at salesforce.com (now Salesforce), Gupta Technologies, Cognos and Data General, among others. He is also the principal author of 20 books, most centering on database technology, including five editions of Oracle Essentials from O'Reilly and Associates, Professional Oracle Programming from Wrox, and the first book published on Oracle's Exadata system.

Professional Background

Gupta Technologies, Senior Director, Integration Projects, 5 years
Oracle, Director of Product Management, 15 years
Salesforce, Platform Evangelist, 2 years

Education

Bachelor of General Studies, University of Michigan, graduated with high distinction

Languages

English